Tag: Reskilling

“Business will have to learn to manage polarity,” Abhijit Bhaduri

  2020: What to learn – what to erase In 2020, the boon in disguise was that the employers had to make investments and connect the...

81% Indians insecure about jobs, stability in future: Survey

Looks like the experiences of the past year have made people insecure about their jobs and future, worldwide. But Indians, in particular, seem to...

Time for the future workforce to reskill, upskill and outskill

With time moving forward and newer technologies coming in, changes in skills become a necessity for the organisations. Given the rapid changes in the...

68% Indian companies increased access to remote health, benefits: Survey

The pandemic caused many Indian organisations to “respond with agility and empathy in managing the disruption”, says the India edition of Mercer’s Global Talent...

Hindustan Unilever aims to reskill, upskill staff over next 5 years

Hindustan Unilever (HUL) is gearing up to ensure that its staff members become future-ready, by reskilling or upskilling them in the next five years....

IBM collaborates with GoI to launch free digital learning platform

In an attempt to help the youth of India as well as budding entrepreneurs, IBM has launched the ‘SkillsBuild Reignite’ platform, which will offer...

Genpact launches e-learning platform to help global professionals reskill themselves

Professionals today need to keep improving their skills to keep up with the changing times and stay relevant in a highly competitive job market. To...

How Crompton Greaves reskilled staff as per business needs during lockdown

Reskilling can be incredibly lucrative for just about any organisation—but it isn’t as easy as setting up a pipeline and funnelling as many people...

So you made a bad hire. Now what?

It is true that organisations sometimes make the mistake of hiring the wrong person for the job. It is not only the blue-eyed managers...

Do fly-by-the-night courses hold any value?

Online courses have erupted all over the internet because of the huge demand for new skill-sets. Some of these courses are short, over 11...

Closing the skill gap: IBM report tells you how

Skill gap! This is a well-known problem and a common one that is frequently discussed by HR leaders. Many researches and studies have stated...

ZEE Entertainment introduces ‘Embark’ to reskill line managers

Technological disruptions are posing serious challenges for businesses as well as HR. It is becoming increasingly important to reskill employees to keep pace with...

How apprenticeships bridge the knowing-doing gap

In the highly acclaimed Harvard Business School Press book, The Knowing-Doing Gap: How Smart Companies Turn Knowledge into Action, authors Jeffrey Pfeffer and Robert...

Genpact’s ‘Genome’ to reskill staff

Genpact, global professional services provider, has launched an internal project, Genome, which will help reskill its employees. Within this programme, skilled employees or experts,...

Tech companies lack talent to carry forward their future business strategy

Reskilling the existing workforce is the need of the hour.

Building presence: The aim of human existence

Some time ago, I visited a popular hole-in-the-wall Konkani restaurant in Mumbai to gorge on its delicious THALI. On an adjoining table was a...

Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

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Why ‘micromanagement’ as a managerial trait is hard to do away with

Micromanagement of employees has often been frowned upon. Timed breaks, strict lunch hours and scheduled targets — keeping a tab on the staff all...

Smriti Mathur appointed head of people, at Pegasystems India

Pegasystems has announced the appointment of Smriti Mathur as senior director and head of people organisation, India. Mathur will be responsible for ensuring a...

PwC staff to get bonus to take vacations

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is offering incentives to its employees in the US to take time off from work and go on a vacation. The auditing...

Supreme Court being sanitised, at least 44 staff members found Covid+

After at least 44 members of the Supreme Court (SC) staff tested positive for COVID-19, the court premises are being sanitised. All the courtrooms...

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Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...
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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...